Accelerating Transformation into Global Business Hub-Where Global Players Live, Work, and Gather Together
Over the coming years, Mori Building will develop three new mixed-use towers tentatively called Toranomon Hills Business Tower, Toranomon Hills Residential Tower and Toranomon Hills Station Tower around the existing Toranomon Hills, which was opened in June 2014.
Upon completion, the total area of the Toranomon Hills complex will reach about 7.5 ha, including the four Toranomon Hills towers, new transport station Toranomon Hills Station, roads and green space. There will be about 800,000m² of total floor space, including about 300,000m² of office space, 720 residential units, 26,000m² of retail space, and 15,000m² of extensive greenery. The three projects, all positioned in the National Strategic Economic Zone, will help evolve the Toranomon area at an unbelievable speed.
Toranomon Hills Mori Tower
Toranomon Hills Business Tower
Toranomon Hills Residential Tower
Toranomon Hills Station Tower (tentative name)
Revitalization starts at Shintora Avenue
Shintora-dori Avenue is Tokyo’s newest iconic street, completed with Toranomon Hills Mori Tower. SHINTORA-DORI CORE is the first major project in a master plan calling for integration of separated city blocks and redevelopment along Shintora-dori Avenue. Located at the intersection of Shintora-dori Avenue and Hibiya Street, the complex has a total rental space of 10,000 square meters. It features high-spec offices, 600m² incubation offices, highly welcoming restaurants and shops, and an open café/event space that directly faces Shintora-dori Avenue. Going forward, SHINTORA-DORI CORE is expected to catalyze development along Shintora-dori Avenue as a core where diverse people will gather and create new ideas, and serve concurrently as a hub for bold area-management initiatives in the surrounding Shimbashi/Toranomon area.
Concept and History
Evolving Toranomon Area
Until recently, the Toranomon area was experiencing declining prosperity. Owing to a lack of redevelopment projects, small-sized buildings remained closely packed together and many of the buildings were ageing. However, the opening of Toranomon Hills in 2014 acted as a catalyst sparking the redevelopment of the Toranomon area. As a result of a number of redevelopment projects currently in progress around the existing Toranomon Hills, the Toranomon area has begun to rapidly evolve into an international urban center.
New city transportation forming a "gateway to Tokyo"
Toranomon Hills Business Tower will house the new BRT station connecting central Tokyo, the bay area and various venues for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as a new Airport Limousine bus terminal that will connect Toranomon to Tokyo's international airports. BRT will be able to carry some 3,000 people per hour and is expected to serve as an important mode of transportation during the Games, carrying international athletes and audiences alike. Toranomon area will be reshaped into a gateway to Tokyo and hub for international business.
Greenery connecting Toranomon area
The project also includes the cultivation of extensive green spaces, connecting Oval Space, Business Tower, and Residential Tower. This will form a network of greenery that connects Toranomon Hills to the adjacent Mt. Atago slope and the Atago Green Hills complex, creating a refreshing and an eco-friendly nature island.
Functioning as a regional disaster preparing area
Business Tower prepares a temporary residence facility for 1,000 people in case of disaster. There are spaces for 5,000 people to stay in total, including Toranomon Hills Mori Tower. By stocking warehouses, disaster prevention wells, and power for disasters, it serves as regional disaster prevention base.